Sher Doruff has been working in the visual and performance-based collaborative arts in a variety of capacities since the 1970’s. She has a BA in Fine Art and was a practicing musician/ composer and scenographer in Chicago and New York. In the late 80’s-00’s her practice incorporated digital technologies in Live Art performance contexts. She received her PhD in 2006 from Central Saint Martins/UAL. Currently she coordinates the Making Things Public research group at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy and the THIRD cohort at the DAS Graduate School in Amsterdam for artists engaged in PhD research. She also tutors in the DAS Master of Choreography at the DAS Graduate School since 2002 and supervises artistic research projects in Europe and North America. She is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Artistic Research (JAR), Inflexions Journal of Research Creation, Fibreculture Journal and and has published numerous papers in academic and artistic contexts.